Protesting tanker drivers block Kaduna-Zaria highway

tankers15 June 2015, Sweetcrude, Abuja – Angry truck drivers, along the Zaria-Kaduna road, have blocked the highway at Maraban Jos, causing a massive gridlock.

The motorists are said to be protesting the an alleged shooting of one of them by soldiers.

An eye witness said the shooting occurred around 11pm on Sunday.

It was unclear why the military men shot the driver of the articulated vehicle and the condition of the driver.

The drivers say they would not leave the road until the culprits are apprehended and brought to book.


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